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Senior Manager, AR Securitization


Atlanta, GA 01-14-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Manager, AR Securitization (Accounting)

The Job

Turner Services Inc. seeks a Senior Manager, AR Securitization for the R2R - Expense department.

This position is responsible for leading the accounting of the Warner Media (WM) accounts receivable securitization program ($5B securitization facility that includes Turner, HBO, Warner Bros, Xandr and AT&T Mobility). This role assures the financial statements of the WM / AT&T legal entities are in accordance with US GAAP, tax requirements and WM/AT&T accounting policies. The position leads the month-end accounting process, coordinates activities with internal and external stakeholders and works closely with the WM/AT&T accounting policy teams on technical accounting matters. This individual will also work closely with WM / AT&T Treasury and Order to Cash (OTC) organizations to ensure accurate and timely reporting to third parties.

The Daily
• Review monthly AR reporting deliverables and coordinate the monthly / quarterly accounting entries across all WM divisions, Xandr and AT&T Mobility.
• Work closely with WM, Xandr and AT&T Mobility divisional accounting, policy and reporting teams to design effective accounting and reporting processes.
• Provide forecast / budget guidance to WM and AT&T Finance and Tax.
• Ensure compliance with intercompany purchase agreements and bank covenants.
• Maintain a strong financial controls environment and compliance with SOX processes.
• Provide monthly / quarterly variance explanations for the income statement and balance sheet.
• Complete quarterly disclosures for external reporting.
• Prepare and communicate complex financial analysis directly to senior level executives in finance, accounting, treasury, and tax to provide program updates, discuss significant accounting matters and address ad-hoc requests.
• Manage extensive external and internal audit requests.
• Manage extensive Annual Bank Audit of the Securitization Program.
• Evaluate and implement process improvements on a continual basis.
• Participate in special projects including standardization and integration as needed.

The Essentials
• 4-year degree in Accounting or Finance
• 5-7 years of accounting or finance experience (industry or public)
• CPA is preferred
• Masters degree is preferred
• Previous experience with AR securitization or complex inter-company accounting is a plus
• PeopleSoft or Hyperion experience is a plus
• Must have strong technical accounting skills and be able to effectively communicate complex accounting matters to individuals at executive levels in both WM and AT&T finance teams.
• Initiative, independent problem-solving abilities, ownership of work product, and strong leadership qualities
• Advanced experience with complex accounting matters and financial analysis
• A solid understanding of internal control concepts in a complex business environment
• Strong Microsoft Excel skills
• Strong organizational skills, project/task management experience and cross-functional coordination skills